Mike Cunning

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Mike Cunning
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Michael Cunning
Born (1958-07-30) July 30, 1958 (age 56)
Phoenix, Arizona
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13.6 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Phoenix, Arizona
Career
College University of Arizona
Turned professional 1980
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
Asian Tour 1
European Seniors Tour 2
Other 6
Achievements and awards
Asian Tour
Order of Merit
1997

Michael Cunning (born July 30, 1958) is an American professional golfer.

Cunning was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He played collegiately at the University of Arizona.[1] He turned professional in 1980.

Cunning played on the PGA Tour in 1984, making only one cut in 16 events.[2] He played again on the Tour in 1992 after finishing T13 at the 1991 Q-school. In 1992, he made 11 cuts in 30 events with one top 10 finish and lost his tour card by finishing 165th on the money list.[3] He played on the Nike Tour in 1993, makin 14 cuts in 23 events with two top 10 finishes. He has played only sparingly in the U.S. since then.

Cunning has played in Asia since 1981, and has been a regular on the Asian Tour since it began in its modern form in 1995. In 1997 he topped the Order of Merit[4] with earnings of US$170,619, despite a best tournament finish of second place. In 2003 he won his only Asian Tour title to date at the Royal Challenge Indian Open.[5] He has also made appearances on the European Tour[6] and the Japan Golf Tour.[7]

In 2009 he won the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters on the European Seniors Tour.

Professional wins[edit]

Asian Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

  • 1990 São Paulo Classic (Brazil)
  • 1994 Korea Open, Paraguay Open, Pearl Heights Open (Taian)
  • 1996 Rolex Masters (Singapore)
  • 2006 Long Beach Open

European Seniors Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 1 Mar 2009 Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters –7 (69-67-70=206) 2 strokes Northern Ireland Jimmy Heggarty
2 7 Nov 2010 OKI Castellón Senior Tour Championship –14 (69-69-64=202) 1 stroke Spain José Rivero

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